From KGSC: Eastern Kentucky University and the Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative are hosting the 2013 Annual Conference, “Reaching for the Stars”. The event will take place June 7, 2013 at the EKU Hummel Planetarium, Library and the new Science Building from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Panel and session speakers include Dr. Suzanne Smith, Director of NASA Kentucky Space Grant Consortium and NASA EPSCoR Program at University of Kentucky; Kristy Fehr, Kentucky’s Outstanding Elementary Science Teacher 2012; Cynthia Warner from KET; Dr. Kristen Brennan, Senior Research Scientist from AllTech; Liza Holland of “STEM Sparks” from Tates Creek Middle School; and Dr. Tanea Reed, Asst. Professor in the Department of Chemistry at EKU.
In conjunction with the Girls is STEM Conference on June 7, Eastern Kentucky University will be hosting a “Girls STEM Day” from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. STEM practitioners and educators will lead girls through activities that mirror real-world STEM tasks and highlight creative and innovative problem solving. Participants will also learn how to best prepare themselves to study STEM fields in high school and college.
Keep checking the annual meeting web page for schedule updates and for how to register.